One Pot Summer Vegetable Pasta

This One Pot Summer Vegetable Pasta is a quick and easy summer dinner recipe that uses fresh summer vegetables like tomatoes, summer squash and zucchini.
Course Main dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 box Barilla Pronto Pasta
  • 3 cup Water cold
  • 1 cup Onion diced
  • 1 Tbso Olive oil
  • 2 Zucchini sliced
  • 2 Yellow Squash sliced
  • 1 pint Grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup Basil fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Barilla Marinara Sauce you may add more sauce if you like


  • Add olive oil and onions to a 12 inch skillet and cook over medium high heat until softened.
  • Add the box of pasta, zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes, and basil to the skillet.
  • Pour 3 cups of cold water and salt into the pan ensuring that the water covers the pasta (it does not have to cover the vegetables).
  • Turn the heat up to high and cook for 10 minutes, stirring regularly, until the water is absorbed.
  • With about 1 minute left add the sauce then remove the skillet from heat and top with cheese. Serve immediately.